Where’s the Location of My H&R Block Data File?

There are a lot of reasons why you might need to find the location of your H&R Block data files. You might need to transfer them to another computer, or maybe you just want to make sure they’re still there. 

Whatever the reason, you don’t have to worry if you’re asking yourself, “Where do I find my H&R Block data files?” Our tax experts can help you find them.

Where Do I Find H&R Block Data Files on My Computer?

Normally, H&R Block data files are located in the Documents folder, in a subfolder called HR Block. 

If you can’t find your file there, you can find the location of any H&R Block data file on your computer by following these steps:

On Windows:

  1. Press Windows + E on the keyboard to open an Explorer window.
  2. In the search box, type: *.tXX

The “XX” is the year of the tax data you’re looking for. Ex: type .t17 to find your 2017 tax file.

On macOS:

  1. From your desktop, type Command + N to open a Finder window.
  2. In the search box, type: *.tXX 

The “XX” is the year of the tax data you’re looking for. Ex: type .t17 to find your 2017 tax file.

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